NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE IN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. This Contest is open only TO legal residents of THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, THE UNITED KINGDOM OR CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC). See Section Eligibility section of these Official Rules for full eligibility details.
WINNER MAY BE REQUIRED TO EXECUTE PRIZE ACCEPTANCE DOCUMENTS AND OTHER DOCUMENTATION AND RETURN THEM WITHIN SEVEN (7) DAYS FROM DATE OF ISSUANCE OF NOTIFICATION OR PRIZE MAY BE FORFEITED (IN SPONSOR’S (DEFINED BELOW) SOLE DISCRETION), AS MORE FULLY DETAILED BELOW.
BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES TO THE SPONSOR FROM YOU AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
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OVERVIEW: The Voice of Ethyrea Contest (“Contest”) begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on Sept 1, 2016 and ends at 12:00:00 a.m. ET on March 31, 2017 (“Contest Period”). During the Contest Period, eligible individuals may enter the Contest by recording and uploading an audio file of themselves reading a passage from The Order of Ethyrea – Code of the Brethren – Second Edition (“Book”) available on www.ethyrea.com/Voice-contest-choices.html (“Contest Site”) or reading their favorite passage from the Book (each, individually, “Selected Passage”), as more fully described below. One (1) winner, subject to verification, will be selected by a panel of judges (including Danica Fontaine), according to the judging criteria detailed in the “Winner Selection” section below, to be the narrator of the Book (“Audio Book”) and to receive other prizes, including, without limitation, a chance to appear in the film The Order of Ethyrea – Code of the Brethren (“Film”) and a trip for winner and one (1) guest to the Los Angeles, California premiere of the Film (“Premiere”), all as more fully described below.
ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is open only to legal residents of any one (1) of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, the United Kingdom, or Canada (excluding Quebec) (the “Territory”) who are at least eighteen (18) and the age of majority in their state or jurisdiction of residence on the date of entry into this Contest. Further, by entering this Contest, each entrant represents and warrants that he/she is not a signatory or party to any agreement that would prohibit or restrict his/her participation in the Contest or his/her receipt of the prizing described below or that would be violated by his/her agreement to these Official Rules or by any Released Party’s (defined below) display and use of the Entrant Content (defined below). Corporate entities are not eligible and have no right to claim any prize won by their employees. Employees, officers, directors, members, managers, agents, and representatives and family members of such individuals (or people living in the same household whether related or not) of Ethyrea Media Group, Inc (“Sponsor”), Danica Fontaine, or their corporate partners, parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors in interest and advertising, promotion, and public relations agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not eligible. For purposes of this Contest, “family members” is defined as spouse, partner, mother, father, legal guardian, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren. Participation in this Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor.
TO ENTER: To enter, during the Contest Period, eligible individuals must complete the following steps:
(a) Create Your Entrant Content: Create an audio file of yourself reading your Selected Passage (collectively, with all information provided in your entry form (described below), the “Entrant Content”). All Entrant Content must comply with the “Submission Requirements” detailed below and otherwise comply with these Official Rules; and
(b) Submit Your Entrant Content: Then, eligible participants can complete the entry process by visiting (the Contest Site and following the on-screen links and instructions on the Contest Site to complete and submit the Contest entry form, including providing all requested information and submitting your Entrant Content (an “Entry” or, collectively, “Entries”). Each entrant should review all personal information entered for accuracy purposes and make all corrections necessary to inaccurate data before submitting an Entry. Sponsor may keep all entrant information for up to five (5) years after completion of the Contest for business management and record keeping purposes.
Limit one (1) Entry per person. Attempts made by an individual to submit entries in excess of any limit or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules by using multiple or false contact information or otherwise may be disqualified. Entries must be submitted and received by Sponsor during the Contest Period through the Contest Site and in strict accordance with the instructions and restrictions on the Contest Site and these Official Rules. The Contest Site’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Contest. For purposes of this Contest, only Entries that are actually received and recorded through the Contest Site on the Contest Site’s servers will be considered. Other proof of submitting or attempting to submit an Entry (such as, without limitation, a printed, saved or copied automated receipt confirming entry or a “thanks for entering” screen or message) does not constitute proof of actual receipt of the Entry for purposes of this Contest. Those who do not abide by these Official Rules, the instructions of Sponsor and the Contest Site and provide all required information may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, be disqualified. Entries or participation will not be acknowledged or returned. Entries (or participation that does not qualify as an “Entry”) that are forged, altered, incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, illegitimate, incomprehensible, garbled, or generated by a macro, bot, or other automated means will not be accepted and will be void. Entries or participation by you on behalf of another individual, entity, or group or made on your behalf by any other individual, entity, or group, or originating at any web site other than the Contest Site, including, without limitation, through commercial promotion subscription notification or entering services, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Contest. If a dispute arises about the identity of an entrants and the dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the Entry will be deemed ineligible. As a condition of entering the Contest, without limiting any other provision in these Official Rules, each entrant gives consent for Sponsor and its agents to obtain and deliver his or her name, address and other information and content to third parties for the purpose of administering this Contest and complying with applicable laws, regulations, and rules. ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED OR RETURNED AND, IN FACT, MAY BE DESTROYED. KEEP A COPY OR THE ORIGINAL OF EACH ELEMENT OF YOUR ENTRANT CONTENT. ANY ENTRY OR ENTRANT CONTENT THAT DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES MAY, IN SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION, BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Entrant Content must meet all of the following requirements in Sponsor’s sole discretion or the associated Entry will be disqualified:
Entrant Content must be entirely in English.
Entrant Content must be five (5) minutes or less in length and must not exceed 10MB in file size limits as set forth on the Contest Site (to be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion).
Entrant Content must be in one (1) of the preferred following formats: .wav, .mp3.
Entrant Content must NOT contain any material beyond the material contained in the Selected Passage and the information requested on the entry form.
The audio recording portion of the Entrant Content must only include the voice of the entrant and no third parties, music or other materials. When selecting a favorite passage in lieu of a provided passage, Contestant must identify page number and/or chapter number for judging reference.
Entrant Content must be unpublished and not have been submitted in any other contest, promotion, or competition. All entrant content is original, copyright protected, and belongs solely to Danica Fontaine.
Entrant agrees to indemnify the Released Parties against any and all claims from any third party for any use or reuse by any Released Party of the Entrant Content authorized under these Official Rules.
Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify from the Contest and/or remove from participating, displaying, or publishing any entrant, Entry or Entrant Content that, in its sole discretion, refers, depicts, or in any way reflects negatively upon a Released Party, the Contest, or any other person or entity or does not comply with these requirements or these Official Rules.
Eligible Entrant Content will be judged by a panel of judges (the “Judges”), based on the following criteria according to the percentage weights indicated: voice styling (30%); character distinction (30%); rhythm and timing (30%); and overall presentation (10%) (“Criteria”). The Entry with the highest score will be selected as the potential winner. In the event of a tie in the selection of a winner, the tie will be broken by naming as the winner the Entry with the higher score on the overall presentation Criterion. If there is still a tie, the tie will be broken by naming as the winner the Entry with the higher score on the character distinction Criterion. Sponsor reserves the right to contact participants for verification purposes and administration of the Contest. The Judges’ decision is final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. Each entrant acknowledges that other entrants may have created ideas and concepts contained in their Entrant Content that may have familiarities or similarities to his/her Entrant Content, and that he/she will not be entitled to any compensation or right to negotiate with the Released Parties because of these familiarities or similarities.
Sponsor reserves the right to select multiple candidates to submit lengthier submissions, and may or may not opt to hold a semi-final round which may include an all expenses paid trip to meet Sponsor and Judges in person. Should sponsor choose to exercise this right, selectees will be notified upon selection as a semi-finalist.
Sponsor or its designee will attempt to notify the potential winner in this Contest approximately fourteen (14) days after the end of the Contest Period by the phone number or email address provided during the entry process in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Each potential winner may, in Sponsor's sole discretion, be required to complete, sign, have notarized (if applicable), and return an Affidavit/Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law), union and guild documents and/or an independent contractor agreement (to participate in certain portions of the prize), and tax documents, if applicable (collectively, “Prize Winner Documents”), any or all of which may require the potential winner to provide his or her Social Security Number/Social Insurance Number/or similar (as applicable), and a copy of a government-issued identification or number therefrom, within the time frame specified and in the form provided by Sponsor (without revision), or prize may be forfeited. The Prize Winner Documents, if applicable, must be received by Sponsor within seven (7) days of Sponsor sending the documents to the potential winner or other time frame as stated in the Prize Winner Documents, or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. If any prize, prize notification, or other Contest-related communication is returned as undeliverable, or if a selected winner cannot be reached or does not respond as instructed after Sponsor has attempted to notify that potential winner, that selected winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected (time permitting and in Sponsor’s sole discretion). Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of the alternate potential winner, if any. The prize claim and Prize Winner Documents are subject to verification by Sponsor. The prize, if legitimately claimed, will be awarded. Mailed prize elements will only be mailed to the winner’s residence within the Territory, unless Sponsor, in its sole discretion, approves shipment elsewhere. Sponsor will not be obligated to pursue more than three (3) alternate winners (time permitting) for any reason.
PRIZES, QUANTITY AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): One (1) winner, subject to verification, will receive the prize, which consists solely of:
Voice Recording: Winner serving as a narrator for the Audio Book (“Voice Recording”), subject to the limitations set forth in this paragraph. Sponsor does not guarantee that additional audio books will be recorded in The Order of Ethyrea series (“Series”) or that the winner will serve as the narrator for any audio books in the Series beyond the Audio Book specifically set forth in this paragraph. Notwithstanding the preceding, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, elect to use the winner as the narrator for other audio books in the Series beyond the initial Audio Book. Winner must be available on Sponsor-selected times and dates to record the Voice Recording or this portion of the prize may be forfeited, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Location of recording, the number of days required to complete recording, and dates of recording will be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will have no liability to the winner if the Audio Book is not created, recorded, or released and, in such event, this portion of the prize will not be awarded. If it becomes impossible or impractical to fulfill this element, Sponsor’s only obligation will be to provide the remainder of the prize set forth in these Official Rules.
Film Appearance: A chance to appear in the Film as a background extra (“Appearance”), subject to the limitations set forth in this paragraph. If the winner is not able to take part in filming on the times and dates designated by Sponsor, this portion of the prize may be forfeited, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Location of filming, the number of days required on set, and dates of filming will be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. If it becomes impractical or impossible to fulfill this element, Sponsor’s only obligation will be to provide the remainder of the prize set forth in these Official Rules. Sponsor does not guarantee that winner’s scenes while filming will be part of the final edit of the Film and, in such event, Sponsor will have no liability to the winner.
The following is applicable to the Voice Recording and Appearance portions of the prize: Prize winner will be considered an independent contractor. Under no circumstances will the winner be construed to be an employee, partner or agent of any Released Party and no Released Party will be liable to withhold taxes, provide any insurance or benefits or otherwise be obligated as an employer to such winner. In connection with each of the Appearance and Voice Recording: Sponsor will provide winner with one (1) round-trip, economy class airfare ticket from a major airport near the winner’s residence in the Territory (as selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to an airport near the location of the filming or recording (as applicable and as selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion) on Sponsor-selected dates, hotel accommodations (based on single occupancy) for a number of nights to be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion at a hotel selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion, ground transportation to and from the airport and the filming/recording locations and to and from the hotel and the recording/filming locations. Further, in connection with the Voice Recording and Appearance, Sponsor will pay the winner any fees owed to winner under applicable union or guild contract.
Premiere Attendance: A trip for winner and one (1) guest on Sponsor-selected dates to Los Angeles, California, to attend the Premiere. Exact dates will be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion and are subject to change. Sponsor cannot guarantee that the Film will be released and, in the event the Film is not released, the attendance at the Premiere portion of the trip prize will be forfeited. Further, Sponsor may replace attendance with the Los Angeles, California Premiere with attendance of a premier in another city in its sole discretion. The trip consists solely of two (2) round-trip, economy class airfare tickets from a major airport near the winner’s residence in the Territory (as selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, CA, hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy) for two (2) nights at a hotel selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion, two (2) VIP passes to the Film release party after the Premiere, $1000 spending money (in cash, one (1) dinner with Danica Fontaine and select crew from the Film (with crew selected in Sponsor’s sole discretion; exact dinner details to be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion), and ground transportation to and from the airport and winner’s residence, to and from the airport and the hotel, and to and from the airport and all prize events (the Premiere, the party and dinner with Danica Fontaine). The winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Winner’s guest must be the age of majority in the guest’s state/jurisdiction of residence, unless winner is the guest’s parent or legal guardian. Winner agrees that his/her guest must comply with Sponsor’s and each prize provider’s procedures and policies and must complete, sign, have notarized and return a release of liability and, where legal, a publicity release to Sponsor in the timeframe specified by Sponsor or travel will not be allowed., Once selected by winner, guest cannot be changed without the express consent of Sponsor, which may be withheld for any reason.
The following is applicable to all elements of the prize: Total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the prize: $5,000 based on a departure within the contiguous forty-eight (48) United States or the District of Columbia for each travel element associated with winning the prize (Premiere, Appearance and Voice Recording). Actual retail value of the prize may vary depending on the winner’s residence, market conditions, changes in value of components (e.g., air transportation and hotel rates) and other reasons. Sponsor is not responsible for and winner will not receive the difference between the actual value of the prize at the time of award and the stated ARV in these Official Rules or in any Contest-related correspondence or materials. All transportation and event tickets are subject to the terms and conditions specified thereon. In the event the winner lives within close proximity to the Premiere/Voice Recording/Appearance destination (as applicable and as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion), Sponsor will substitute airfare with ground transportation, and any difference in value will not be awarded to the winner. Further, in such case, hotel accommodations may be forfeited in Sponsor’s sole discretion in connection with the Voice Recording and Appearance. The winner and his/her guest (where applicable) must travel from a Sponsor-selected airport near the winner’s residence within the Territory on Sponsor-selected dates or the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected according to the winner selection process set forth above. Failure to complete any portion of the prize does not relieve the winner of his/her tax obligations associated with winning such portion of the prize. Specific travel arrangements and all prize details not specified herein will be made and determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Travel for each of the Premiere, Voice Recording and Appearance must originate from and end at the same airport in each instance. It is the winner’s and, where applicable, his/her guest’s sole responsibility to comply with all travel requirements, which may include, without limitation, presenting necessary identification (including passport) at the time of travel. Flight schedules are subject to change without notice. Sponsor is not liable for any missed prize events, opportunities or expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay or ground transportation delay. Winner may be required to provide a credit card at time of hotel check-in to cover hotel incidentals.
By entering this Contest and accepting the prize, the winner agrees to maintain his/her behavior in accordance with all applicable laws and generally accepted social practices in connection with participation in any Contest- or prize-related activity, including, without limitation, attending the Premiere, acting in the Film, narrating the Audio Book, and attending dinner with Danica Fontaine and others. The winner understands and agrees that Sponsor or prize providers have the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify and remove the winner or his/her guest (where applicable) from any activity at any time if the winner’s or his/her guest’s behavior at any point is uncooperative, disruptive, or may or does cause damage to person, property, or the reputation of Sponsor or otherwise violates the policies of the prize providers, and in such a case, the winner will still be solely responsible for all taxes and other expenses related to the prize. Participants waive the right to assert as a cost of winning any prize, any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to claim the prize and any liability and publicity which might arise from claiming or seeking to claim said prize. Prize details not specifically stated in these Official Rules will be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. All taxes (national/federal, state/provincial/territorial, and local), as well as any expenses not specified in these Official Rules as being provided as part of the prize, are the sole responsibility of each winner. Sponsor is not responsible for and will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen prize, or any prize that is undeliverable or does not reach a winner because of incorrect or changed contact information. If winner does not accept or use the entire prize, the unaccepted or unused part of the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation with respect to that prize or portion of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any inability of any winner to accept or use any prize (or portion thereof) for any reason. Winner is strictly prohibited from selling, auctioning, trading or otherwise transferring any part of a prize, except with Sponsor’s permission, which may be granted or withheld for any reason in its sole discretion. No transfers, prize substitutions or cash redemptions will be made, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the stated prize or portion thereof with another prize or portion thereof of equal or greater value for any reason, including, without limitation, prize unavailability. No more than the stated prizes will be awarded. By accepting a prize in this Contest, the winner represents that accepting the prize is in compliance with winner’s corporate gift receiving or similar policy.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: NOTHING IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES LIMITS, EXCLUDES, OR MODIFIES OR PURPORTS TO LIMIT, EXCLUDE, OR MODIFY ANY STATUTORY CONSUMER GUARANTEES OR ANY IMPLIED CONDITION OR WARRANTY, THE EXCLUSION OF WHICH FROM THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS WOULD CONTRAVENE ANY STATUTE OR CAUSE ANY PART OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES TO BE VOID ("NON-EXCLUDABLE GUARANTEES"). SUBJECT TO THE LIMITATIONS IN THE PRECEDING SENTENCE, SPONSOR EXCLUDES FROM THESE OFFICIAL RULES ALL CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES, AND TERMS IMPLIED BY STATUTE, GENERAL LAW, OR CUSTOM EXCEPT FOR LIABILITY IN RELATION TO A NON-EXCLUDABLE GUARANTEE. SUBJECT TO ANY NON-EXCLUDABLE GUARANTEES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS, AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASED PARTIES FOR ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR INJURIES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE, OR AWARDING OF A PRIZE, WHILE PREPARING FOR, PARTICIPATING IN AND/OR TRAVELING TO OR FROM ANY CONTEST- OR PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INJURY, DAMAGE, DEATH, LOSS, OR ACCIDENT TO PERSON OR PROPERTY (HOWEVER, ONLY IF REQUIRED BY LAW IN YOUR JURISDICTION, THIS RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS, AND INDEMNIFICATION COMMITMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO CASES OF BODILY INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE OR TO THE EXTENT THAT ANY DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY IS CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF SPONSOR OR OTHER THIRD PARTY, WHERE LIABILITY TO THE INJURED PARTY CANNOT BE EXCLUDED BY LAW). WINNER AGREES THAT THE PRIZE IS PROVIDED AS-IS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREINAFTER ENACTED, RELATIVE TO THE USE OR ENJOYMENT OF THE PRIZE, BEYOND ANY NON-EXCLUDABLE GUARANTEES. WINNER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HE/SHE IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACTIONS, CLAIMS OR LIABILITIES OF HIS/HER GUEST RELATED TO ANY cONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY ACTIONS, CLAIMS OR LIABILITIES RELATED TO THE GUEST’S USE OF THE PRIZE.
ADDITIONAL DISCLAIMERS: To the extent permitted by the mandatory provisions of the applicable law, Released Parties are not responsible and/or liable for any of the following, whether caused by a Released Party, the entrant, or by human error (however, only if required by law in your jurisdiction, except to the extent that any of the following occur for reasons within Sponsor's reasonable control, where liability to the injured party cannot be excluded by law): Entries made by illegitimate means (such as, without limitation, by an automated computer program) or Entries in excess of any stated limits; any lost, late, incomplete, illegible, mutilated, or misdirected e-mail, mail, or Contest-related correspondence or materials; any error, omission, interruption, defect, or delay in transmission or communication; viruses or technical or mechanical malfunctions; interrupted or unavailable cable or satellite systems; errors, typos or misprints in these Official Rules, in any Contest-related advertisements or other materials; failures of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software; lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications. Released Parties are not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in a person’s e-mail account to receive e-mail messages. Released Parties are not responsible, and may disqualify an entrant, if his or her e-mail address, telephone, or other contact information does not work or is changed without giving prior written notice to Sponsor. Released Parties are not responsible for any changes or unavailability of any web site that may interfere with the Contest or ability of a person to timely participate, receive notices or communicate with Sponsor, in which case Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may terminate or modify the Contest. Without limiting any other provision in these Official Rules, Released Parties are not responsible or liable to any entrant or any person claiming through such entrant for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof in the event that any of the Contest activities or the Released Parties' operations or activities are affected, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, including, without limitation, by reason of any acts of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action, regulations, order or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorist acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any law, rule, regulation, order or other action adopted or taken by any national, federal, state, provincial, territorial, or local government authority, or any other cause, whether or not specifically mentioned above.
GENERAL RULES: By entering this Contest (except where prohibited by law), each entrant grants the Released Parties the irrevocable, sublicensable, free of charge, absolute right and permission to use, publish, post or display his or her name, photograph, likeness, voice, Entry information, Entrant Content, biographical information, any quotes attributable to him or her, and any other indicia of persona (regardless of whether altered, changed, modified, edited, used alone, or used with other material in the Released Parties' sole discretion) for advertising, trade, promotional and publicity purposes without further obligation or compensation of any kind to him or her, anywhere worldwide, in any medium now known or hereafter discovered or devised (including, without limitation, on the Internet) without any limitation of time and without notice, review or approval, and each entrant releases all Released Parties from any and all liability related to such authorized uses. Nothing contained in these Official Rules obligates Sponsor to make use of any of the rights granted herein and each entrant waives any right to inspect or approve any such use.
Sponsor's decisions will be final in all matters relating to this Contest, including interpretation of these Official Rules, selection of the winner, and awarding of the prize. All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Participants further agree to not damage or cause interruption of the Contest and/or prevent others from participating in the Contest or using the Contest Site. Sponsor reserves the right to restrict or void participation from any IP address or device if any suspicious Entry and/or participation are detected. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void Entries or other participation by any person who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Contest. Sponsor's failure to or decision not to enforce any provision in these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. In the event there is an alleged or actual ambiguity, discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials and these Official Rules (including any alleged discrepancy or inconsistency within these Official Rules), it will be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Participants waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Official Rules. If Sponsor determines (at any time and in its sole discretion) that any winner or potential winner is disqualified, ineligible, in violation of these Official Rules, or engaging in behavior that Sponsor deems obnoxious, inappropriate, threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify such winner or potential winner, even if the disqualified winner or potential winner may have been notified or displayed or announced anywhere. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules will otherwise remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest and award the prizes based on eligible Entries received prior to cancellation, modification, or suspension, if any, or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. If any person supplies false information, participates or obtains Entries by fraudulent means, or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these Official Rules in an attempt to obtain a prize, Sponsor may disqualify that person and seek damages from him or her and that person may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction as to by whom an Entry was submitted, such Entry will be deemed ineligible. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE CONTEST VIOLATES CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY PARTICIPANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND MAY SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES/GOVERNING LAW: Except where prohibited, any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between a participant and any Released Party, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded, or the determination of a prize winner must be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will a participant be permitted or entitled to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than the participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (if any), not to exceed ten dollars ($10 USD), and each participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
This Contest and any dispute arising under or related thereto (whether for breach of contract, tortious conduct or otherwise) will be governed by the internal laws of the State of Nevada, without giving effect to its conflicts of law or choice of law principles or rules that would cause the application of any other state's/province's/federal laws. Any legal actions, suits or proceedings related to this Contest (whether for breach of contract, tortious conduct or otherwise) will be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts located in Las Vegas, Nevada and each entrant accepts and submits to the personal jurisdiction of those courts with respect to any legal actions, suits or proceedings arising out of or related to this Contest.
WINNER’S LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To find out who won, within three (3) months of the end of the Contest Period, www.ethyrea.com/Contest-Winners.html. For a copy of these Official Rules during the Contest Period, visit http://www.ethyrea.com/voice-contest-rules.
THE SPONSOR OF THIS CONTEST IS: Ethyrea Media Group, LLC.